All posts by John Buchanan

Success Depends on How Well Planners Adapt Negotiating Tactics to the Current Market

In any given year, the dynamics of contract negotiation are driven by the proverbial pendulum that swings back and forth between a seller’s market and a buyer’s market.

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Success Depends on How Well Planners Adapt Negotiating Tactics to the Current Market

In any given year, the dynamics of contract negotiation are driven by the proverbial pendulum that swings back and forth between a seller’s market and a buyer’s market.

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Florida’s Diverse Destinations Deliver a Different Experience Every Time

Another key selling point of the Sunshine State is its extraordinary diversity in terms of local destinations, plus the fact that Florida is so easy to access.

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Florida’s Diverse Destinations Deliver a Different Experience Every Time

Another key selling point of the Sunshine State is its extraordinary diversity in terms of local destinations, plus the fact that Florida is so easy to access.

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How Planners and Destination Management Companies Partnered to Create Spectacular Events

Read how a trio of planners and their DMC partners collaborated to pull off stellar events.

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How Planners and Destination Management Companies Partnered to Create Spectacular Events

Read how a trio of planners and their DMC partners collaborated to pull off stellar events.

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How Growing Safety and Security Concerns Are Impacting Overseas Site Selection

Over the last year, a series of terrorist attacks has dampened enthusiasm for some popular European destinations.

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How Growing Safety and Security Concerns Are Impacting Overseas Site Selection

Over the last year, a series of terrorist attacks has dampened enthusiasm for some popular European destinations.

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From TED Talks to Interactivity, Today’s Approach Is Innovative and Impactful

Over the last few years, what defines a successful presentation has changed.

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From TED Talks to Interactivity, Today’s Approach Is Innovative and Impactful

Over the last few years, what defines a successful presentation has changed.

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Why ROO, ROI and ROE Are Important Tools for Success

Meeting metrics help reinforce the notion that face-to-face meetings are critical to all industries and all companies.

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Why ROO, ROI and ROE Are Important Tools for Success

Meeting metrics help reinforce the notion that face-to-face meetings are critical to all industries and all companies.

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How Planners Are Upgrading Meeting Engagement, Motivation and Connections

The expectations of how technology will excite and inform at meetings are growing and evolving.

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How Planners Are Upgrading Meeting Engagement, Motivation and Connections

The expectations of how technology will excite and inform at meetings are growing and evolving.

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There's Always a New App for That, But Is the Newest Always the Best?

Technology has come to dominate the meetings industry, but planners can feel overwhelmed trying to keep up.

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There's Always a New App for That, But Is the Newest Always the Best?

Technology has come to dominate the meetings industry, but planners can feel overwhelmed trying to keep up.

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The Most Common Attacks and How to Prevent Them

“The risks involved in meeting and conventions…have actually grown at a faster rate than any other sector.”

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The Most Common Attacks and How to Prevent Them

“The risks involved in meeting and conventions…have actually grown at a faster rate than any other sector.”

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Exceptional Hotels & Resorts and Superb Customer Service Draw Groups Back Year After Year

The quality of the state’s hotel and resort product, the Florida brand itself and the fabulous weather make it the king of statewide meeting destinations.

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Exceptional Hotels & Resorts and Superb Customer Service Draw Groups Back Year After Year

The quality of the state’s hotel and resort product, the Florida brand itself and the fabulous weather make it the king of statewide meeting destinations.

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